Originally Posted by Tommycat
Hall, I used to play quite a few PnP RPGs. There was a reason I gave XP bonuses to people who RP'd properly. Once I had a pair of groups running at the same time. 30 players 15 in each. Now outside of when their character was actively engaged, as we went around the table, the conversations were no different than the OMG 1'm s0 1337 crowd in MMO's.
Exactly, the game's community won't "go down" to the 1337sp34|< as Tsy said, because it's always been there.
And, as a fairly novice DM, I have to ask how did you keep the game going with 15 people? I have to whip out the kindergarten hand signs with 5.